Chris Barnes
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  • Irving, TX
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Chris Barnes replied to Shane Speal's discussion VIDEO - Johnny Depp Plays Dobro & Cigar Box Guitar at Photo Shoot
"Absolutely love this CBG and the raven graphics!"
Jan 6, 2016
Chris Barnes replied to Shane Speal's discussion MOTORHEAD: A Cigar Box Guitar Tribute
"Is there a link anywhere to download the album with the songs in mp3 format, instead of just streaming it?"
Jan 6, 2016
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Chris Barnes replied to Terry Horn's discussion Texas CBG Festival in the group TEXAS HOME
"Now that's a great idea!  I'm in the DFW Metroplex and somehow this area always seems to get passed over for this type of event.  All I ever see is events on the east coast or west coast.  Hell, there's a lot of…"
May 2, 2011
Chris Barnes commented on JUJU's video

BluesBeaten Redshaw - Streets on Fire .. Exclusive First Showing /Recording

"Damn right! That guy's a real talent. Cool tune, awesome pickin' - love the sound of the reso!"
Mar 7, 2011
Chris Barnes commented on Jason Farthing's video

The Budrows, "stack shot billy"

"Love it!  Great version!  The Black Keys kill this song and you guys do a cool take on it too."
Mar 1, 2011
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"Super cool, love it!"
Feb 22, 2011
Chris Barnes replied to Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates's discussion Thin Lizzie Gary Moore Passes 2/6
"Loved his blues stuff from recent years.  R.I.P. to a true guitar legend."
Feb 7, 2011
Chris Barnes commented on Old Lowe's group TEXAS HOME
"75062 in Irving here"
Jan 6, 2011
Chris Barnes joined Old Lowe's group


Just a place for us Texas boys to talk about music and festivals around the state.Anybody is welcome to join!See More
Jan 5, 2011
Chris Barnes commented on Delvero's photo


"Wow!  Looks awesome!"
Dec 22, 2010
Chris Barnes commented on Willardj's video

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band on CBG!!!

"Saw Rev Peyton play this song in Dallas last night.  Killer show!"
Dec 20, 2010
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Onyx 6 String

Latest project - stage 1
Dec 20, 2010
Chris Barnes commented on Craig Cox's photo

leaf #3 resonator

"Looks killer! Been thinkin' bout ordering a cone from Old Lowe too..."
Sep 27, 2010

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Moreland & Arbuckle in Flower Mound, TX

Posted on June 20, 2010 at 6:56pm 0 Comments

Saw Moreland & Arbuckle at the 2010 Wild About Flower Mound Festival yesterday. I love those guys and always try to catch a gig when they are in town. It was a good show despite the low turnout and high heat. Even though it was a 6:30 show, the guys were playing while facing the hot Texas sun so they were sweating their asses off. Aaron Moreland kept breaking strings and although he couldn't see with all the sweat in his eyes, he ripped up several songs with his trusty CBG. If you haven't… Continue

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At 12:04pm on September 16, 2010, Jason Farthing said…
Chris, thanks for the kind words about our EP, I'm glad you are enjoying it. Please pass on the link so others can feel the vibe. Thanks again. Jason (The Budrows)
FREE 8 song DEMO from The Budrows
At 12:09am on August 2, 2010, Jason Farthing said…
Hey Chirs, I use artists gesso and I usually do a little light sanding before and in-between 2 or 3 coats. Let 'er dry....and it's ready.
At 9:12pm on June 19, 2010, Jason Farthing said…
I paint everything, some are oil, most are acrylic and I spray them with a clear coat of 'Deft', it's the best. Thanks for looking. If you are in the southern california area, i have them up at a couple of art shows and we are playing some local gigs. keep in touch.
At 12:37am on April 5, 2010, Rev. Nix said…
Hello I'm Reverend Nix host of the only "live" CBG Radio show SFR is on Wednesday at 8pm est till 9pm and Fridays at 4pm est till 6pm. There is a weekly rewind on SFR website and interviews. I would like to be your Friend and ask you to join the SFR Group here on the nation If you have any Music recorded and would like me to play sent it to All Music will be played as long as its not a cover. Please Join us at Stink Finger Radio we are going to tear it up.
At 1:25am on March 31, 2010, Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates said…
Welcome aboard, Chris! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Up in the Free Resources menu at the top, you will see a number of plans for building and playing cigar box guitars/ukuleles/banjos/dulcimers/violins. I encourage you to download any of the plans, take a look at them, and ask questions from there. Also our site is VERY searchable. I bet you your questions have already been asked, so take a few moments and look around.

Join our Chat sometime (see the bar at the bottom of your browser page). Keep in mind that tho the chat window says there are X number of people online, not all may have the chat window up.

Most of all, have fun!


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